One way we strive to be the best neighbors is by partnering with great organizations that are truly making a difference in our community.
Thanks to the generous giving of our Westminster family, our benevolence ministry was able to donate $100,000 to local charities and organizations during the month of December!
Here are a few of the ways we’re coming alongside our neighbors:
Offering caring, practical support for people experiencing homelessness
Total Amount Given: $36,000
Congregations for the Homeless
Partnering with men and the community to create a path from homelessness to stable living.
Union Gospel Mission
Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission is a nonprofit ministry that loves and cares for our homeless neighbors throughout greater Seattle.
The Sophia Way is a place of hope and change for women. We support them on their journey from homelessness to safe and stable living.
Hopelink is a nonprofit organization working to end poverty in our community.
Vulnerable Kids and Families
Demonstrating Jesus’ love by meeting needs for children and families
Total Amount Given: $47,000
Olive Crest transforms the lives of children in crisis through the power of God, family, and community.
For over 75 years, across 100 countries, World Relief has been tackling the world’s greatest problems with sustainable solutions, transforming communities from the inside out.
Founded in 1975, CareNet is a nonprofit organization that empowers women and men considering abortion to choose life for their unborn children and find abundant life in Christ.
Bridge Receiving Center
Bridge Receiving Center accepts children new to the foster care system 24 hours/day, 7 days/week with welcoming staff and services they need.
The Treehouse Store is a free store where youth in foster care can shop for clothing, backpacks, books, toys, and more.
Matthew House is an organization dedicated to assisting children and the families of people incarcerated in Washington’s prisons.
LifeWire is on a mission to end domestic violence and create a world where every person lives in a safe environment, free from oppression and with the opportunity to thrive.
People with Disabilities
Building accessible community and ending isolation
Total Amount Given: $5,000
Bridge Disability Ministries
Bridge Disability Ministries is a community of people with disabilities, friends, family, fellow church members, clergy, and other allies.
Food and Community Impact
Meeting felt needs as a step towards transformed lives
Total Amount Given: $18,000
Bring healing, build community, and transform the lives of students and families in Bellevue.
YMCA of Bellevue
The Bellevue Family YMCA is a gathering place where families can engage in activity together, youth and teens can learn life and leadership skills, seniors can socialize and improve their health and adults can find community, well-being and support.
Renewal Food Bank
Feeding the hungry in East King County in a caring environment of dignity and respect.
Fostering stability and self-sufficiency for Bellevue’s children and their families through programs that provide food, clothing, education, and emergency assistance.